Latest Breanna Stewart News

Loyd ties record, scores 37; Storm top Mercury to get bye

Sep. 18, 2021 11:45 AM EDT

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Jewell Loyd tied a WNBA record with 22 points in the first quarter and finished with a career-high 37 to help the Seattle Storm secure a first-round bye in the WNBA playoffs with a 94-85 win over the Phoenix Mercury on Friday night. Seattle (21-11)...

Teams battle for playoff positioning in WNBA's final week

Sep. 14, 2021 13:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With less than a week left in the regular season of the WNBA, playoff seeding, a postseason berth and draft lottery chances are still undecided. Buoyed by a 12-game winning streak, Connecticut has clinched the top seed throughout the playoffs and leads...

Ogwumike, Sparks beat Storm 81-53, keep playoff hopes alive

Sep. 12, 2021 23:21 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Te'a Cooper scored 19 points, Nneka Ogwumike and Erica Wheeler added 17 points apiece, and the Los Angeles Sparks routed the Seattle Storm 81-53 on Sunday night to keep their playoff hopes alive. The Sparks (11-19) pulled into a tie with the New York...

Loyd scores 20, Storm hit 14 3s in 105-71 win over Mystics

Sep. 08, 2021 00:07 AM EDT

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 20 points, Sue Bird added 14 points and seven assists and the Seattle Storm cruised to a 105-71 win over the Washington Mystics on Tuesday night. The Storm (20-10) moved into third place in the playoff race with two games to...

WNBA playoff seeds up for grabs as teams enter home stretch

Sep. 07, 2021 14:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA playoff chase may come down to the final day of the regular season on Sept. 19. Six teams have already clinched postseason spots, although where they will finish in the standings is still up for grabs. Connecticut remains...

Stewart keys late Seattle rally, Storm beat Liberty 85-75

Sep. 03, 2021 01:03 AM EDT

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Breanna Stewart scored 33 points and the Seattle Storm pulled away to beat the New York Liberty 85-75 on Thursday night. The Storm (19-10) ended a three-game losing streak to improve to 3-5 since the Commissioner's Cup final. ...

Parker scores 25 points, Sky hit 15 3s to rout Storm

Aug. 29, 2021 20:31 PM EDT

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Candace Parker scored a season-high 25 points and the Chicago Sky beat the Seattle Storm 107-75 on Sunday to complete a two-game sweep. Chicago (14-12) tied its franchise record with 15 3-pointers and set the club mark for margin of victory at 32....

Copper scores 26 points, Sky rally to beat Storm 73-69

Aug. 28, 2021 00:24 AM EDT

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Kahleah Copper matched her career high with 26 points on 10-for-16 shooting and the Chicago Sky rallied to beat the Seattle Storm 73-69 on Friday night. Chicago (13-12) is in the sixth position in the eight-team playoff, while the No. 3 Storm...

Fowles has 29 & 20, Lynx end skid against Storm 76-70

Aug. 24, 2021 21:35 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sylvia Fowles scored 29 points and grabbed 20 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 76-70 win over the Seattle Storm on Tuesday night. Fowles had 19 points and 13 rebounds to help Minnesota take a 40-33 lead at the half. The 13 rebounds were a...

Biden praises WNBA champs for social justice activism

Aug. 23, 2021 18:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden honored the 2020 WNBA champions Seattle Storm on Monday, celebrating their success on the court and hailing the four-time title holders for changing lives with their activism. The visit marked the first time that an NBA or WNBA team...